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    Gold buying picks up ahead of India’s festive season, China holiday

    Reuters | Updated at 12:49am on October 01, 2016

    A drop in gold prices prompted consumers to buy the precious metal, ahead of festivals in India, the wedding season and China’s long National Day...

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    Farm loan release rises by 14pc in Jul-Aug

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:05pm on September 30, 2016

    Farm loan disbursement posted a 13.99-per cent growth in the first two months of the current fiscal year of 2016-17 compared with that in the...

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    Prices of rice jump by 20pc in Sept

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:03pm on September 30, 2016

    The prices of rice jumped more than 20 per cent or Tk 6-8 a kilogram in September, augmenting the sufferings of   poor and lower middle-income groups...